Category Archives: Brexit

‘Bespoke’ deal not an option

As pointed out by many commentators following the triggering of Article 50, the timeframe for which Britain has to strike a trade deal with the EU makes a unique trade agreement highly...

Gradual divergence

The UK Government appears to have coined the phrase ‘gradual divergence’ to indicate their desire for a smooth transition away from the EU which appeases both brexiteers and remainers. However it is...

Deal not done

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson talks to David Whelan about the hurdles that still have to be overcome in phase two of the Brexit negotiations and her role in ensuring the rights...

Living with a hard Brexit

Philip Pettit, LS Rockefeller University professor of politics and human values at Princeton University, analyses the commitments made by the UK government in conclusion of phase one and the realities of implementing...

The future for farming looks green

agendaNi’s Richard Halleron travelled to Whitehall to discuss the future for farming post-Brexit with Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Secretary Michael Gove. Plans to consult on a new, independent...

Impact of Brexit on the UK economy

  Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times looks at what lies ahead for the UK economy in the face of Brexit. Outlining his views from the...

Analysing the continental divide?

The University of Birmingham’s Raquel Ortega-Argilés outlines research into the economic exposure to Brexit for the EU and UK’s nations and regions. Since the UK referendum took place there has been a...

European agency exodus

The EU27 selected Amsterdam as the new seat for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) while the European Banking Authority (EBA) will be relocated to Paris. The much-coveted agencies, which had been based...